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Jan 19, 2013 7:00am PST
is marian wright edelman, founder and president of the children's defense fund and also mayor mark klinechman who is author of "against guns. ooh" and also, a parent whose daughter was shot and injured in the mass shooting in va tech in 1997 in which 32 people were murdered. and amy walter who is senior editor of the "cook report." thank you all for being here. amy, i want to thastart with yo because the biggest part of being a inside is knowing what questions you should ask, so as gun control, what should we be asking? >> well, as washington insider with retalk about the policy and the prescriptions and the actual policy that a lot of folks would like to see happen or prevent from happening on guns. at the same time what's missing in this discussion is the cultural issues here which i think that we forget about in washington that when we talk about gun ownership here and in nerdland, we talk about specific policies, but think that for a lot of people, what gun ownership is not about how many bullets you can buy or what kinds of guns you can own, but it is about a way of life, and
Jan 20, 2013 7:00am PST
member than from the enemy. but the department of defense and all the services have done little except a lot of lip service in terms of addressing this issue. >> is the second term a time we might see it? we have been hearing critique of the cabinet but weather the secretary of defense is a man or woman, as secretary of defense, we want that person addressing these questions. will we see a stronger motivation to address the questions of military sexual assault in the second term? >> i certainly hope so. we are having a hearing in congress this week where more than 41 young recruits, new trainees were sexually assaulted or harassed by 19 military training instructors. it wasn't because women came forward and talked about it. only one reported it. there's a fear of reporting it. if you report it, your career is over. >> is there something we can learn from sort of the culture of the military which is at this moment, managing poorly in some ways the influx of new women service members and what's going on in the u.s. house of representatives and the u.s. senate which are still dominated by
Jan 13, 2013 7:00am PST
who are elderly, the grandmother you mentioned here. the interest in self-defense they have is a significant one. i think it actually does a disservice to the debate to suggest it's only the nra with this interest in self-defense within the window where the state really cannot respond. it's a private crisis. >> this is incredibly important to you. it feels like part of what goes on is a sense of if communities are disarmed, which in one way makes perfect sense, take the beef and turn it into fistfights instead of gunfights and everybody lives with it. given there are so many weapons, there are a lot of good guys. the grandmas who say look, i want my guns. they are part of protection against the bad guys and importantly in a city like chicago, a history where the police themselves, the state doesn't necessarily make you feel safe. there's been inadequate policing in those communities or the wrong kind of policing in those communities. >> well, you know, my thing is you have to keep working on changing behavior. you cannot change the circumstances all the time throughout the u
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